When the 2020 NCAA tournament rolls around, these teams could rise or fall based on the aggressiveness of their non-conference schedules.
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Kansas needs to limit its turnovers, Kentucky must improve its perimeter scoring, and more of the biggest issues facing the nation's top teams.
- Woodson, Peterson join Michigan Sports Hall
- Winston earns preseason Big Ten honors
- Spartans land top-40 center prospect Sissoko
- Judge denies MSU request to dismiss Title IX suit
Charles Woodson, who won the Heisman Trophy while at Michigan, and Morris Peterson, who helped lead Michigan State to the 2000 national basketball championship, were among the inductees to the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo: "I don't have to win another [national championship] to validate what I've done. I think I have to win another one to validate what I want. That's different. I'm to the point where I don't have to please as many other people. ... I want everybody that's involved with us to be able to share in something like that, because it is one of those once-in-a-lifetime things. I'm just being greedy and I want it twice in my lifetime."
Michigan State guard Cassius Winston is the unanimous pick for Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year.
With Michigan State likely to be ranked No. 1 in the country to start 2019-20, Tom Izzo expounds on this year's team and the current state of recruiting.
Top-40 senior Mady Sissoko announced his commitment to Michigan State on Tuesday night, giving the Spartans their second ESPN 100 prospect in the 2020 class.
With the commitment of Mali-born big man Mady Sissoko, Michigan State is looking beyond the loaded 2019-20 team.
A federal judge on Wednesday denied Michigan State's request to dismiss a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former female student, thus allowing the suit to proceed.
Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves was acquitted Tuesday of charges alleging that he sexually assaulted a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in prison.
Three leagues make up roughly half of our updated Top 25 representation, including the resurgent Pac-12.
With Peach Jam taking center stage in the summer recruiting drama, here's what college hoops' top teams most desire.
The fields for 13 early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here's your handy guide to all 13 ESPN-aired events.
Florida and Kansas added key transfers, helping them ascend in our early stacking of the 2019-20 college hoops pecking order.
The shifting sands of the Pac-12's preseason pecking order are a prominent feature of the latest Way-Too-Early Top 25.
A Title IX report has cleared three former Michigan State basketball players of sexual assault allegations. The woman said she plans to appeal the findings.
NBA draft decisions and some critical prospect commitments have altered our emerging snapshot of the 2019-20 college hoops season.
The Hauser brothers, who said last month they were transferring from Marquette, announced their choices Tuesday. Sam is headed to Virginia, Joey to Michigan State. Both will have to sit out a season.
North Carolina secured the services of Cole Anthony, and makes a big move up the college basketball preseason rankings for 2019-20.
A video recording of a conversation that was played Wednesday in the college basketball corruption trial featured aspiring sports agent Christian Dawkins promoting his connections to top coaches, including Arizona's Sean Miller.
Julius Marble signed a letter of intent on Wednesday to play for coach Tom Izzo and Michigan State next season.
Michigan State guard Cassius Winston will return for his senior season in 2019, while forward Nick Ward said he plans to enter the NBA draft.
This Just In
Michigan State All-America guard Cassius Winston is returning for his senior year. The Big Ten player of the year averaged nearly 19 points per game as a junior and broke a Big Ten single-season record with 291 assists.
This Just In
Michigan State junior forward Nick Ward said on Instagram Friday that he is declaring his eligibility for the NBA draft. Ward is not rated among the top 100 prospects in ESPN's ranking.
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